On Leadership in Duncanville (A Continuing Series)

“A surrendered heart leads to greatness. A stubborn heart leads to struggle.” ― Todd Stocker The following question was recently asked to Mayor Deborah Hodge: "Why is there so much negativity in the news about the Duncanville City Council and what can be done to fix it?" Here is her answer: "Much of the negativity …

On Leadership in Duncanville (A Continuing Series)

“All organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things.” ― Tom Northup May 2013 ushered in a season of change within the Duncanville City Council. Some of the result of that change are 1. The settlement of an …

On Leadership in Duncanville (A Continuing Series)

“There are two kinds of leaders, cowboys and Shepherds. Cowboys drive and Shepherds lead.” ― John Paul WarrenOver the past two years, the current Mayor has driven us against each other with unfounded allegations, unwarranted assertions and unyielding anger against perceived political enemies.  Where's the proof?  I'm glad you asked.All the allegations against a local …

On Leadership in Duncanville (A Continuing Series)

“True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve. It is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up.” ― Sheri L. Dew, Saying It Like It Is I would think that it is difficult, if not impossible for a leader to lift people up if the leader is …